Category Archives: SP2010 Architecture

Wiki Pages vs Web Part Pages vs Publishing Pages for SharePoint 2010 Intranet Content Pages

Recently I have been really busy working on major intranet initiative with Office 365 and SharePoint Online for one of our fortune 500 clients. As we were approaching architectural decisions for intranet content pages, my client asked me about different … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Recycle Bin Capabilities – Do you know how it really works?

Do you really know how 2-stage SharePoint Recycle bin works? If your answer is yes, please beware and ensure you are aware of what’s in this article. Recently one of my clients asked me question regarding how 2-stage SharePoint Recycle … Continue reading

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SharePoint Cross-Farm Documents Sharing – Pull vs Push vs Mixed Approaches

In the organizations where SharePoint is used for both Extranet and Intranet, extranet or partner hub is commonly used to collaborate on documents with customers or partners. Additionally there are fairly common needs where internal documents stored in corporate intranet … Continue reading

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Good, Better, and Best – SharePoint 2010 Team-based Development Environments

SharePoint 2010 Development Basics Minimum Hardware Requirements for the SharePoint 2010 development is 64-bit OS, 8 GB RAM, 60-80 GB hard disk space for local development. Local SharePoint 2010 installation is required to develop against Server Side Object Model and … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Wiki Capabilities

When Microsoft unveiled SharePoint 2010 during SharePoint Conference 2009, there was a great buzz around the new site template called Enterprise Wiki, which was replacement for ever popular MOSS 2007 Collaboration Portal Template. Both Collaboration Template and Enterprise Wiki templates … Continue reading

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How to prevent SharePoint Designer 2010 users from changing a SharePoint Server 2010 site

One of the new features in the SharePoint 2010 is administrative ability to lock down the usage of SharePoint Designer usage in the SharePoint farm environment using the browser interface. In MOSS 2007, there were multiple ways to prevent the … Continue reading

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MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Upgrade Assessment Questionnaires

If you are at the client upgrading existing MOSS 2007 environment to new SharePoint 2010 installation, use this questionnaire to understand the existing SharePoint 2007 environment for SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Migration and Upgrade. This can be during pre-sales process to … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Deployment Assessment Questionnaires

If you are at the client deploying new SharePoint 2010 installation, use this questionnaire to install and configure the new SharePoint 2010 environment in the organization. This can be during pre-sales process to assess the client requirements and needs. I … Continue reading

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All you need to know about the Access Services 2010

Access Services 2010 is the new feature to host the entire Access databases within SharePoint 2010. It is only available in the SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition. This article not only covers the New Features in the Access 2010 and overview of … Continue reading

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Reality Check – Thoughts on the SharePoint 2010 List Relationships

One of the highlights of the SharePoint 2009 Conference was the new list relationships improvements and many of us excited to build the future systems based on the SharePoint List’s many to many relationship improvements.  As many of us aware, … Continue reading

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